International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials

June 17–20, 2017 • Grand Hyatt San Antonio • Texas

General Information


All conference events will take place at:
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E Market St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205


Metal Powder Industries Federation
APMI International
105 College Road East
Princeton, New Jersey 08540-6692
Telephone: (609) 452-7700
Fax: (609) 987-8523


  • Advance registration discounts are for a limited time and will guarantee participation in selected events.
  • Payment must accompany registration by May 4 to qualify for lowest rates.
  • Rates increase after May 4.
  • Higher rates apply for registration on site.
  • MPIF and APMI International members receive discounted rates.
  • Children under the age of 17 will not be permitted.

All registrations will be acknowledged by e-mail. Important: If you do not receive an acknowledgment within 4–7 days, please contact Stephanie Schember.

Register Now


The POWDERMET conference registration fee includes:

  • General sessions and technical events for both POWDERMET2018 and AMPM2018
  • Exhibit hall admission
  • Meal functions: Opening Night Reception, Exhibit Hall Reception, Industry and PM Design Excellence Awards Luncheons, and Main Social Event.
  • Registration bag with handout materials
  • Preprints and proceedings for POWDERMET2018
  • Post-conference digital presentations for AMPM2018


Daily rates include:

  • General sessions (where applicable) and technical events for both POWDERMET2018 and AMPM2018
  • Exhibit hall admission

Daily rates do not include luncheons, receptions or dinner events, or post-conference digital presentations. Meal tickets and proceedings may be purchased separately.


The special student rate includes:

  • Attendance to all of the conference technical sessions for POWDERMET2018 and AMPM2018, including Opening General Session
  • Exhibit Hall admission
  • Industry Awards Luncheon and the PM Design Excellence Award Luncheon*
  • Exhibit Hall Reception
  • Registration bag with handout materials
  • Preprints and proceedings for POWDERMET2018
  • Post-conference digital presentations for AMPM2018

To qualify for the special student rate, you must:

  • Be enrolled as a full time engineering student, who is not employed in the industry
  • Provide proof of active student status with your conference registration, unless you are an APMI International student member
  • Provide the university name as your organization when you register for the conference

*Meal tickets for the Opening Night Reception and the Main Social Event are not included in the student package. These tickets must be purchased separately.


Are you a college student attending a U.S. college or university?

You may be able to attend POWDERMET2018/AMPM2018 with a grant from the National Science Foundation!

A select number of grants will cover the full-conference registration fee and hotel accommodation in double occupancy. Any travel-related expenses must be covered by the student or his/her institution.

All applications are due by December 1, 2017.

Apply for a Grant


Additional tickets for the Opening Night Reception, the Industry and PM Design Excellence Awards Luncheons, and the Main Social Event will be available for purchase only to:

  • Daily registrants
  • Accompanying spouses/guests of full-conference registrants
  • Exhibitor personnel
  • Students

Individual meal ticket sales are intended as add-ons to existing conference registrations. Individuals who are not conference registrants, as listed above, will not be able to purchase meal tickets. For additional questions, contact Stephanie Schember.


  • Admission to the exhibit hall is included as part of full-conference, student, and daily registration rates.
  • Exhibit-only admission is not available for purchase.
  • Qualified PM parts manufacturers are eligible for complimentary exhibit passes.
Request to be qualified now.


  • Registration cancellations and refunds are only accepted in writing.
  • If you cancel by telephone, you must still confirm by email or fax at the time of cancellation in order to receive a refund.
  • A 20% cancellation fee will be deducted from refunds on all cancellations received through June 1 (no refunds for the APMI Golf Tournament). No refunds will be given after this date.
  • Individuals who fail to cancel in writing by June 1 and do not attend the conference will be subject to the full fee.

Important: If you do not receive a cancellation acknowledgment within 2–3 business days, please contact Stephanie Schember.


Some travelers entering the U.S. must obtain a visa and should apply for a visa as early as possible due to U.S. government increased security and entry requirements.

Request a Special Letter of Invitation

For any further questions, contact Stephanie Schember.


Business or business casual attire is appropriate for all conference events.


Attendees with disabilities that require special needs should contact Diane Haggerty in advance so that arrangements can be made.


No photography, or audio or video recording of presentations is permitted.


San Antonio International Airport (SAT) has more than 8.5 million passengers fly into and out of historic San Antonio each year, visiting more than 30 non-stop domestic and international destinations on 10 airlines. San Antonio International Airport is located just nine miles or 15 minutes from the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

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Additive Manufacuturing with Powder Metallurgy

Learn more about the co-located Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy (AMPM2018) conference. Registration for either POWDERMET2018 or AMPM2018 provides full access to BOTH conferences.